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Bilingual commentary: Diamonds Beneath Our Feet

Bilingual commentary: Diamonds Beneath Our Feet

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Russell Conwell (1843 – 1925) was a gifted American. He...
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Bilingual commentary: The Country Loves Him?

Bilingual commentary: The Country Loves Him?

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Eric Trump, third child and second son of President Donald...
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Bilingual commentary: Are Those Planets or Are Those Stars?

Bilingual commentary: Are Those Planets or Are Those Stars?

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes One night back when I was about 7 years old,...
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Bilingual commentary: Education — An Accelerating Divide

Bilingual commentary: Education — An Accelerating Divide

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes An article* earlier this month provided an item from a...
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Bilingual commentary: Men and Mermaids

Bilingual commentary: Men and Mermaids

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes We normally associate mermaids with little girls’ fantasies. How many...
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Bilingual commentary: Open Season on Women

Bilingual commentary: Open Season on Women

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes “Open season” is that time of the year when particular...
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Bilingual commentary: The Economically Troubled Generation of Women

Bilingual commentary: The Economically Troubled Generation of Women

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes My daughter was born in the early 1980s. She’s close...
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Bilingual commentary: Trump’s Mars Mission

Bilingual commentary: Trump’s Mars Mission

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Last March, with little fanfare and hardly any awareness on...
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Commentary: Anticipatory Grief is an Often Overlooked Emotional Stage

Commentary: Anticipatory Grief is an Often Overlooked Emotional Stage

Anticipatory grief can be as painful and challenging as the grief felt after the death of a loved one SANTA BARBARA —  Those of us who have a loved one who is seriously ill or elderly may show specific symptoms of anticipatory grief. This can also apply to any anticipated death, including worrying about someone...
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Bilingual commentary: Targeting Women and Girls

Bilingual commentary: Targeting Women and Girls

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes There is speculation that the Islamic State intentionally targeted and murdered...
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Bilingual commentary: Making America Great Again

Bilingual commentary: Making America Great Again

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor “Make America Great Again”—it’s a phrase we see on red hats, a...
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Bilingual commentary: Expertise Without the Degree

Bilingual commentary: Expertise Without the Degree

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor My grandfather’s cousin, Refugio Reyes Rivas, was the architect who designed...
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Bilingual commentary: Is College Still Relevant?*

Bilingual commentary: Is College Still Relevant?*

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor Granted, there are problems in our system of higher education in...
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Bilingual commentary: Community College Does Care

Bilingual commentary: Community College Does Care

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor A letter* to the editor of the Ventura County Star last...
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Bilingual commentary: U.S.-North Korean Pas de Deux

Bilingual commentary: U.S.-North Korean Pas de Deux

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor Those of us who are old enough have been here before:...
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